MULTINATIONAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY GOOGLE
An American multinational technology company, Google LLC is considered as one of the top four tech companies, along with Amazon, Apple and Facebook. Google is famous for services and products including online advertising technologies, search engines, cloud computing, software, and hardware.
In September 1998, Larry Page and Sergey Brin founded Google. Stanford University students in California. Together they own around 14 percent of their shares and control 56 percent of the voting rights of shareholders through voting shares. They incorporated Google on September 4, 1998 in California as a private company in California. Google was restored in Delaware on October 22, 2002. A first public offer (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to the Mountain View, California, nicknamed Googleplex location. Google is the main branch of Alphabet and will remain the umbrella company for the interests of Alphabet on the internet. Sundar Pichai has been named Google CEO, replacing Larry Page.
Google.com is the most explored website in the world. Countless other Google services are also among the 100 most visited websites, including YouTube and Blogger. Google has been the most valuable brand in the world since 2017, but has received much criticism on privacy, tax evasion, antitrust, censorship and research neutrality.